Do you want to understand what it all takes to keep a network up and running? This book is all you need Computers and the Internet have changed this world and our lifestyle very significantly over the last few decades.
Author: Russell Scott
Do you want to find out how a computer network works? Do you want to understand what it all takes to keep a network up and running? This book is all you need! When the first computers were built during the second world war, they were expensive and isolated. However, after about twenty years, as their prices gradually decreased, the first experiments began to connect computers together. At the time, sharing them over a long distance was an interesting idea. Computers and the Internet have changed this world and our lifestyle forever. We just need to touch a small button and within a fraction of a second, we can make a call, send a file or video message. The major factor that lies behind this advanced technology is none other than computer network. That's why it's important to know how it works! NETWORKING FOR BEGINNERS will help you navigate your way to becoming proficient with the network fundamentals through the following topics: Networking Basics - Types of computer networks, network topologies, and network architecture. Network Hardware - The different network components (routers, hubs, switches, etc.). Network Cabling - The different cabling standards (coaxial, fiber optic cable, twisted-pair copper cable, etc.). Wireless Networking - Fundamental technicalities of wireless technology, how to enjoy the benefits of Wi-Fi technology, and how to set up and configure a computer for wireless connectivity. IP Addressing - Basics of IP addressing, and the different number systems (binary, decimal, and hexadecimal). IP Subnetting - Introduction to concepts of subnetting. Network Protocols - Various protocols of the TCP/IP suite. Internet Essentials - Different terminologies regarding the Internet, the worldwide web, and history of the Internet. Virtualization in cloud computing - Concept of virtualization, its relevance in computer networking and an examination of cloud services. Network Troubleshooting - Effective network management must address all issues pertaining to the following: hardware, administration and end-user support, software, data management. NETWORKING FOR BEGINNERS is an easy-to-read book for anyone hungry for computer networking knowledge. The language used is simple, and even the very technical terms that pop from time to time have been explained in a way that is easy to understand. So, what are you waiting for? Scroll to the top of the page and grab your copy!